Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997
    Vordiplom (intermediate examination) in mathematics, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

  • 1997 – 1999
    Research graduate student, Goethe University Frankfurt

  • 1999 – 2001
    Instructor / teaching assistant for courses in mechanics, electrodynamics and quantum mechanics, Goethe University Frankfurt, shared time with research project #06-OF-940

  • 2000
    Diplom degree in physics, Goethe University Frankfurt

  • 2003
    PhD, theoretical physics, Goethe University Frankfurt

  • 2003 – 2004
    Research fellow of the GSI (Society for Heavy Ion Research), Darmstadt, Germany, under project #OF-ST 4

  • 2004 – 2005
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Physics, University of Arizona, USA

  • 2005 – 2006
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

  • 2006 – 2009
    Postdoc at Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Since 2009
    Assistant Professor at Nordita, Stockholm, Sweden

Selected publications

  • Hossenfelder, S., Modesto, L., Prémont-Schwarz, I.: A model for non-singular black hole collapse and evaporation. In: Phys. Rev. D 81, 2010. 044036 [arXiv:0912.1823 [gr-qc]].

  • Hossenfelder, S.: The Box-Problem in Deformed Special Relativity. arXiv:0912.0090v1 [gr-qc].

  • Hossenfelder, S., Smolin, L.: Phenomenological Quantum Gravity, arXiv:0911.2761v1 [physics.pop-ph], to appear in Physics in Canada.

  • Hossenfelder, S., Smolin, L.: Conservative solutions to the black hole information problem. In: Phys. Rev. D 81, 2010. 064009 [arXiv:0901.3156 [gr-qc]].

  • Hossenfelder, S.: A Bi-Metric Theory with Exchange Symmetry. In: Phys. Rev. D 78, 2008. 044015, [arXiv:0807.2838 [gr-qc]].

  • Hossenfelder, S.: A Note on Quantum Field Theories with a Minimal Length Scale. In: Class. Quant. Grav. 25, 2008. 038003, arXiv:0712.2811 [hep-th].

  • Hossenfelder, S.: Multi-particle states in deformed special relativity. In: Phys. Rev. D 75, 2007. 105005 [arXiv:hep-th/0702016].

  • Dienes, K.R., Hossenfelder, S.: A hybrid model of neutrino masses and oscillations: Bulk neutrinos in the

    split-fermion scenario. In: Phys. Rev. D 74, 2006. 065013 [arXiv:hep-ph/0607112].

  • Hossenfelder, S.: Interpretation of quantum field theories with a minimal length scale. In: Phys. Rev. D 73, 2006. 105013 [arXiv:hep-th/0603032].

  • Hossenfelder, S.: Anti-Gravitation. In: Phys. Lett. B 636, 2006. 119 [arXiv:gr-qc/0508013].

Complete list of publications

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